Public Transit Grant Monitoring

As a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant recipient, TDOT is responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive oversight activities of all subrecipients that receive FTA funding.  As a result, the Office of Public Transportation Grant Monitoring Section is responsible for monitoring subrecipients for performance and compliance with all applicable governmental regulations.  Grant monitoring activities are designed to educate and evaluate activities and performance of subrecipients.  This is accomplished through site visits, reporting, training opportunities, and technical assistance efforts. 

Grant Monitoring Compliance Areas Include:

  • Program Management
  • Financial Management
  • Asset Management
  • Use and Maintenance of Capital Assets
  • Safety
  • Eligibility/Eligible Services
  • Technical Capacity
  • Procurement
  • Civil Rights
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Charter and School Bus Service
  • Drug and Alcohol Compliance


TDOT has implemented a Compliance Monitoring Program for subrecipients who receive federal funding under FTA Section 5310, 5311, 5316, and 5317.

TDOT Compliance Monitoring Program - Rural and Tourist Agencies

TDOT Compliance Monitoring Program - Section 5310 Only Nonprofit Agencies